Sunday, May 6, 2012

6 May 1992 - Marlene Dietrich originally Maria Magdalena Von Losch Dies

1501 (+)   222nd Pope Marcellus II originally Marcello Cervini degli Spannochi, is born in Montefano, Italy.

1574 (+)   236th Pope Innocentus X originally Giambattista Pamfili, is born in Rome, Italy.

1678 (-)  Composer Joseph De La Barre dies at the age of 44 in France.

1758 (+)   Leader of the French Revolution Maximilian François Marie Isidore de Robespierre is born in Arras, France.

1838 (+)   Composer Alfred Humphreys Pease is born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

1856 (+)   Psychiatrist Sigmund Freud originally Sigismund Schlomo Freud, is born in Freiberg, Moravia, Hungary.

1862 (-)  Writer and pacifist Henry David Thoreau dies of tuberculosis at the age of 44 in Concord, Massachussets, USA.
He said never to have found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.

1863 (-)  Murderer John Shirley is executed by hanging in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, USA.

1880 (+)   Artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner is born in Aschaffenberg, Germany.

1895 (+)   Actor and Great Lover Rudolph Alfonzo Raffaelo Pierre Filibert Guglielmo Valentino is born in Castellaneta, Apulia, Italy.

1898 (+)   Gauleiter of Sudetenland Konrad Henlein is born in Vratislavice nad Nisou, Bohemia, Czechoslowakia.

1902 (+)   Filmmaker Max Ophuls originally Maximilian Oppenheimer, is born in Saarbrücken, Germany.

1910 (-)  King Edward VII dies of several heart attacks at the age of 68 in London, Buckingham Palace, United Kingdom.

1915 (+)   Actor and filmmaker George Orson Welles is born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA.

1920 (+)   Serial Killer Martha Beck aka The Lonely Hearts Killers (with her husband Raymond Fernandez), is born in Milton, Florida, USA.

1930 (+)   Serial Killer David Joseph Carpenter aka The Trailside Killer, is born in San Francisco, California, USA.

1937 (x)   36 Die in Hindenburgh crash in Lakehurst, New Jersey, USA.

1943 (+)   Founding member of the Rote Armee Fraktion, Andreas Bernd Baader is born in München, Germany.

1949 (-)  Poet and writer Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck dies of a heart attack at the age of 86 in Nice, France.

1950 (-)  Murderer George Miller is executed by hanging in Lansing Prison, Kansas, USA.

1953 (+)   British Prime Minister Tony Blair is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.

1960 (x)  Assassin of Leon Trotsky, Ramón del Rio Hernández Mercader aka Jacques Mornard aka Frank Jacson, is released from prison in Mexico.

1963 (-)  Beverly Samans is stabbed to death by Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, at the age of 23 in Boston, Cambridge, 4 University Road, Massachussets, USA.

1966 (x)  28-year-old Serial Killer Ian Stewart Brady aka The Moors Murderer, and Myra Hindley are sentenced to 3 and 2 respectively concurrent terms of life-imprisonment in London, United Kingdom.

1972 (x)   115 Die in Alitalia DC-8 crash in Palermo, Italy.

1985 (x)  Fifteenth bomb attack by the Revolutionary Cellules Communistes Combattantes in Brussels, State Police Building, Brabant, Belgium.
It was a revenge because the State Police failed to warn 2 firemen who got killed in a previous attack.

1986 (-)  Charles Quarrel is presumably murdered by Kenneth Erskine aka The Stockwell Strangler, at the age of 73 in London, Southwark, King James Street, United Kingdom.

1992 (-)  Actress Marlene Dietrich originally Maria Magdalena Von Losch, dies of renal failure at the age of 90 in Paris, Avenue Montaigne, France.

1998 (-)  Serial Killer Bai Baoshan is executed at the age of 40 in Xinjiang, China.
He was found guilty of killing 14 people.

2003 (-)  Murderer Roger Dale Vaughn is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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